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Re: ELPA: add lin.el

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: ELPA: add lin.el
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2021 23:12:26 -0700

Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com> writes:

> The package has the upside that it can be used right away.

That's true.

> Whereas changes in Emacs 29 will have to be followed by changes to all
> relevant downstream packages that need to style hl-line accordingly (I
> know of Elfeed, Mu4e, Notmuch).

OTOH, major packages are not uncommonly quick to adapt to changes in
master, seeing as they have quite a few users tracking the master
branch.  But it is true that users not doing that would need to wait to
actually get the functionality.

> I suggest we do both: let the package exist and also patch hl-line.el.

Sounds good to me.

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